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Global Entrepreneurship Week 2013: Best London events

18th Nov 13 11:31 am

Organisers Youth Business International pick out the most useful events for London entrepreneurs & managers

These events are a flavour of what is going on during Global Entrepreneurship Week, hosted by Youth Business International with support from Barlcays. For more information visit www.gew.org.uk for a comprehensive guide to the 3,000 events taking place.

Sunday 17 November

Health 2.0 Conference 2013 – Europe’s largest event for health tech entrepreneurs

“London’s vibrant entrepreneurial spirit and dynamic investment community is the perfect location to host the Health 2.0 conference this autumn.

“Over 500 participants from across the globe including health entrepreneurs, investors, health professionals, patients and the pharmaceutical industry will gather to showcase cutting edge innovation and technology that is transforming healthcare across Europe.”


Monday 18 November

4 Entrepreneurs

“Our 4 Entrepreneurs London Conference is an ideal opportunity to enhance your teaching and learning. By finding out first hand how to turn ideas into commercial reality, our full day conference aims to inspire and motivate students aged 16-18 studying Business & Enterprise. Featuring four successful entrepreneurs from a variety of products and markets, each speaker will provide case study material showing the highs and lows of setting up a company. Students are given the opportunity to quiz the speakers and even pitch their own ideas in front of an audience of 500 students from all over the UK.”

Take a step forward with your Finance: Network with ICB Certified Bookkeepers

“Using a freelance bookkeeper to manage your start-up’s books can make the difference between financial success or failure. This event provides a great opportunity to network with ICB qualified bookkeepers, to gain advice on your businesses finance and understand how a bookkeeper can help you concentrate on the important part: running your business.”

The Future of Business Growth

“To celebrate the beginning of Global Entrepreneurship Week 2013, we have teamed up with Insider Trends for an exclusive and insightful morning on the future of business.It’s an action packed morning, starting with a ‘fat free’ presentation on innovative, new ways to do business. New approaches to concept development, manufacturing, marketing, customer service and more will be covered, along with a raft of tools that your business can instantly take advantage of to get ahead.

“After coffee, there will be three 15-minute speeches from future-focussed professionals, who will look in-depth at new business methods and show how small businesses can start to take advantage of these potentially complicated and daunting topics. Speakers include: Stephen Danelutti, open innovation expert, who will look at the growth and importance of open innovation as well as giving advice on how small businesses can run their own open innovation projects Charles Ping, CEO of Fuel, a leading big data company with clients that include T-Mobile, Argos and Toyota. Charles will cover why big data is so important, its future, and how small businesses can start to work with big data Melissa Calavan, Senior Marketing Director at Moo Cards, on the Moo popup shop at Boxpark, what Moo learnt and key retail trends.”


Tuesday 19 November

Lessons from Leading Women Tech Entrepreneurs

“The November meeting of Women in Telecoms & Technology (WiTT) celebrates women entrepreneurs in tech with a panel discussion among leading women who have founded, grown, sold, and promoted businesses in the tech sector. Our women entrepreneurs event is timed to take place during Global Entrepreneurship Week.”

[email protected] / 020 7433 1163

Toucan Launch

“The launch of Toucan, a new UK-wide community to help budding entrepreneurs and creatives to reach the top.”

[email protected] / 07881 400679


Wednesday 20 November

Spaced 2.0

“Spaced_2.0 is concerned with continuing the good work from last year’s event in finding space for creative young entrepreneurs to get their business ideas off the ground. It invites dynamic spaceholders from across London to come and hear the focused pitches of young people. Those spaceholders choose the pitches that resonate best with them and offer up some free space for a sustained period of time so as to enable the young people’s ideas to develop.

contact: [email protected] / 0207 326 5979

Discover The Business of You – Google Campus

“Discover The Business of You is a powerful, engaging and insightful event not be missed where motivational speaker Terry Igharoro will be delivering his keynote address on: Why we are all entrepreneurs; The purpose of business; How to apply business principles to everyday life; Identifying your customers and their needs; How to embrace and overcome the fear of failure; Organising yourself to become a valued asset; Plus more…”


Thursday 21 November

Shell LiveWIRE LIVE! 2013

“As a key event in Global Entrepreneurship Week, our annual mini-conference and networking event will see up to 250 young entrepreneurs from across the UK come together at a central London location to network and learn from some of Britain’s leading business minds.”

D.I.N.E Event

“This will be an exceptional event with great keynote speakers including Jonathan Gabay and Helena Jevons.”

[email protected] / 07830 233256


Saturday 23 November

The Largest Ever Start-Up Saturday

he largest ever fun & friendly, one-day StartUp Saturday class – for people who want to start their own business. Join small business expert, author and co-founder of StartUp Britain Emma Jones MBE – and other aspiring entrepreneurs in this special Global Entrepreneurship Week event to learn how to turn your idea into a business in just one day.”

[email protected] / 07773014995



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